Statoil Petroleum AS is in the process of concluding the drilling of appraisal well 7220/5-1 on the 7220/8-1 (”Skrugard”) gas/oil discovery.
The discovery was proven in 2011 in Middle and Lower Jurassic reservoir rocks.
The appraisal well was drilled about 3 kilometres north of the 7220/8-1 discovery well and 100 kilometres north of the Snøhvit field.
This is the third exploration well in production licence 532. The licence was awarded in the 20th licensing round.